Monday, July 8, 2019
Here begins a series of blog entries from the Wall Street Journal edition as of yesterday..
"A HISTORY OF THE WORLD. AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL SINCE ITS DEBUT IN 1889"
Headlines as having a military dimension.
August 5, 1914.
"GERMANY WARS ON FRANCE; ENGLAND STANDS BY BELGIUM"
"GERMANY GIVEN TWELVE HOURS TO DECLARE ITS POSITION TOWARD THE BELGIAN NATION"
"100,000 German Troops March to Invade France - - Germany Appeals to Italy to Rejoin the Alliance - - Switzerland Completes Mobilization - - Skirmishing Along Prussian Frontier - - English War Party in Power"
"Developments followed in quick succession yesterday in the European conflict expanded to include practically entire Continent"
And well we know the rest of the story!